New York

23 July 2016

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on attacks in Afghanistan

The Secretary-General condemns today’s terrorist attack in Kabul. This despicable crime targeted citizens peacefully exercising their fundamental human rights.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and expresses his solidarity with the people and Government of Afghanistan. He calls for those responsible for this attack to be brought to justice.